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Not So DifferentFinding Human Nature in Animals$
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Nathan H. Lents

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231178327

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231178327.001.0001

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Darker Still

Darker Still

Envy, Greed, and Power

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Not So Different

Nathan H. Lents

Columbia University Press

Animals and humans are driven by greed as a consequence of our competitive nature. As with all drives, reproductive success is the ultimate goal of greed.

Keywords:   greed, wealth, sexuality, competition, conflict, territoriality

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